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Carolyn Bell Thompson

Carolyn Bell Thompson, American rehabilitation administrator. Certified rehabilitation counselor.


  • Thompson, Carolyn Bell was born on April 20, 1959 in Cleveland. Daughter of Peter and Letitia (Bell) Thompson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Northwestern University, since 1981. Master of Science, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1985.


    • Unit coordinator rehabilitation counselor Chicago Association Retarded Citizens, 1981—1982. Child life therapist Shriner's Hospital, Chicago, 1982. Placement specialist Chicago Association Retarded Citizens, 1982—1983, director placement services, 1983—1987.

      Director personnel resources Jewish Vocational Services.

    Major achievements

    • Certified rehabilitation counselor.


    Member advisory board Illinois Jobs Committee for Handicapped, 1985. Active Supported Employment Advisory Council. Chairman planning council vocational education curriculum Illinois Department Rehabilitation Services, since 1985.

    Member of American Association Counseling and Development, Illinois Job Placement Division (board directors), National Job Placement Division (membership chairman, president), Illinois Rehabilitation Association (president), National Rehabilitation Association, Delta Zeta.



    Swimming, skiing, aerobics, reading, cooking.


    • father: Peter Thompson
    • mother: Letitia (Bell) Thompson
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    Born April 20, 1959
    (age 58)